Jaffna International Airport to be declared open today ; flights to operate from November The Jaffna International Airport in Palaly which was transformed at a cost of Rs 2.2 billion will be declared open today (Oct 17), flagging off flight services between India and Sri Lanka. Read more via Sunday Times Online.
15 October 2019
Rs. 56 b deal signed for first-ever cable car project in N’Eliya The Government this week signed an agreement with the Sri Lankan unit of Austrian firm Outdoor Engineering Lanka Ltd. to initiate the country’s first-ever cable car project in Nuwara Eliya with an investment of over Rs. 56 billion. Read more via DailyFT.
SriLankan Airlines becomes ‘Asia’s Leading Airline to the Indian Ocean’ at World Travel Awards for the third consecutive year SriLankan Airlines, the National Carrier of Sri Lanka and a member of the one world alliance, reaffirming its stature as a leading airline in the Indian sub-continent, won the prestigious ‘Asia’s Leading Airline to the Indian Ocean’ title for the third consecutive year at World Travel Awards Asia & Oceania Gala Ceremony. Read more via Colombo Page.
10 October 2019
Recognizing Jaffna: A Culinary Adventure by Popular YouTubers – Chopstick Travel Under the Sri Lanka Tourism’s Travel Blogger & Influencer Program, Luke Martin and Sabrina Davidson of ‘’Chopstick Travel’’ – the popular Food Travel based YouTube channel visited Sri Lanka recently to explore Sri Lanka’s culinary diversity filled with rich flavors. Read more via So Sri Lanka travel news.
3 October 2019
Sri Lanka attacks: The beach paradise that wants its tourists back Sri Lanka’s Easter Sunday suicide bombings killed more than 250 people – and threatened to wreck the country’s tourism industry. But, five months on, there is hope on the horizon, reports the BBC’s Anbarasan Ethirajan in Colombo. Read more via BBC online.